New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | February 23, 2019

Virginia senators named honorary co-chairs for ‘Green vs. New Kent’ 50th anniversary

By Community Member | March 10, 2018 7:50 pm

Senator Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 50th anniversary of the Green vs. New Kent” Supreme Court case.

The Green decision established the duties of the school boards to affirmatively eliminate all vestiges of state-imposed segregation. It also placed an affirmative duty on school boards to integrate schools and is recognized as the most significant public school desegregation decision of the Supreme Court following Brown vs. Board of Education.

Events are planned beginning April 28 and will take place throughout the month of May, concluding on May 27. Visit for more information of the events.